Lifestages High Growth Fund

In their own words: "The fund aims to provide investors with capital growth over the long-term, by investing primarily in a broad spread of New Zealand and international growth assets, with a small amount held in cash."

At a glance:

Not Mindful
Type: Aggressive fund
Past Returns: 8.35%

Average annual returns over the past 3 years, after fees and taxes. *indicates less than three years of data.

Annual Fees: 1.16%

Annual fees, including membership and % management fee.

More information:

A summary of this fund and it's details.

Number FND2926
Name Lifestages High Growth Fund
Risk profile Aggressive fund
Description The fund aims to provide investors with capital growth over the long-term, by investing primarily in a broad spread of New Zealand and international growth assets, with a small amount held in cash.
Value $170M NZD
Members 11,818
Market index description 50% MSCI World Index in NZD, 50% Hedged to NZD, 8% MSCI Emerging Markets Index in NZD, 14% S&P/ASX300 Accummulation Index in NZD, 14% NZX50 Gross Index, 5% FTSE Develop Core Infrastructure Index in NZD, 3% NZX Property Index, 4% FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed Property Index in NZD, 2% NZX NZ 90 Day Bank Bill Index.
Disclosure Statement Period Tue Dec. 31st 2019
Fund started Wed Oct. 14th 2015
Three-year average return 8.35%
Market index past year return 25.70%
Past year return net charges and tax 22.62%
Past year return net of charges gross of tax 23.84%
Market index return since fund started 11.31%
Return since fund started net 8.66%
Total annual fund fees 1.16%
Total performance based fees 0.0%
Manager's basic fee 0.78%
Administration charges 0.38%
Total other charges 24.0
Total other charges currency NZD

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with Disclose register to 30 September 2019.

The past annual returns for this fund. Please note that higher past returns do not always mean higher future returns.

Year Market Average Fund Annual Return
2019 10.11% 7.79%
2018 6.68% 5.55%
2017 11.18% 11.7%

The market index is the average NZ KiwiSaver return for funds of the same risk category, sourced from the Commission for Financial Capability's Sorted website. The fund information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with Disclose register to 30 September 2019.

Showing the top 10 investments for this fund:

  • Vanguard International Shares Select Exclusions Index Fund - NZD Hedged
    Australia International Equities
    25.67%
  • Ishares Wholesale Screened International Equity Index Fund (Class E2)
    Australia International Equities
    24.56%
  • Harbour NZ Equity Advanced Beta Fund
    New Zealand Australasian Equities
    14.42%
  • Ishares Emerging Markets Imi Equity Index Fund
    Australia International Equities
    7.47%
  • Dimensional Australian Core Equity Trust
    Australia Australasian Equities
    7.03%
  • Ishares Wholesale Australian Equity Index Fund
    Australia Australasian Equities
    6.74%
  • Vanguard Global Infrastructure Index Fund
    Australia Other
    4.78%
  • Vanguard International Property Securities Index Fund
    Australia Listed Property
    3.58%
  • AMP Australasian Property Index Fund
    New Zealand Listed Property
    3.1%
  • Cash Deposit (ANZ Bank)
    New Zealand Cash and Equivalents A-1+
    2.78%

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with Disclose register to 30 September 2019.

How the money in this fund is invested against the fund's targets.

Target

Actual


Type Target Actual
Cash and Cash Equivalents 2.0% 2.65%
New Zealand Fixed Interest 0.0% 0.0%
International Fixed Interest 0.0% 0.0%
Australasian Equities 28.0% 28.19%
International Equities 58.0% 57.7%
Listed Properties 7.0% 6.68%
Unlisted Properties 0.0% 0.0%
Unknown None% 0.0%
Other 5.0% 4.78%
Commodities 0.0% 0.0%

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with Disclose register to 30 September 2019.

Key Personnel

  • Damon O'Brien

    Currently: Independent Investment Committee member (4 years, 8 months)
    Previously: Chief Investment Officer, Consilium Limited (7 years, 9 months)

  • Derek Young

    Currently: Investment Committee member (15 years, 6 months)
    Previously: Executive Director, Funds Administration New Zealand Ltd (current) (15 years, 6 months)

  • Graham Duston

    Currently: Investment Committee member (18 years, 3 months)
    Previously: Chief Executive Officer, Funds Administration New Zealand Ltd (current) (18 years, 3 months)

  • Martin Pike

    Currently: Investment Strategist (4 years, 4 months)
    Previously: National Manager, Investment Product & Services, AMP Financial Services (2 years, 4 months)

  • Mike Skilling

    Currently: Non-executive Director / Investment Committee chairperson (3 years, 7 months)
    Previously: GM Business Financial Services & Private Banking, BNZ (8 years, 0 months)

This information has been sourced from the quarterly data that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with Disclose register to 30 September 2019.

Does this fund have a policy to exclude any industries from its investments? The first column shows if the fund has a policy to exclude the issue. The second column shows if there are any current investments (source: Mindful Money research).

The Fund may have investments that are not consistent with their exclusions policy because they are still in the process of implementing their policy.

  • Issue of concern
    Is it excluded?
    Portfolio analysis
  • Adult Entertainment/Pornography:
    0.00%
  • Alcohol:
    0.44%
  • Animal Testing:
    2.65%
  • Fossil Fuels:
    3.92%
  • Gambling:
    0.69%
  • GMOs:
    0.26%
  • Human Rights & Environmental Violations:
    2.28%
  • Palm Oil:
    0.07%
  • Tobacco:
    %
  • Weapons:
    0.16%

This data is compiled by Mindful Money from the fund information and portfolios that each KiwiSaver fund has filed with the Disclose register to 30 September 2019 and Mindful Money analysis of funds within those portfolios. The list of companies of concern has been drawn from ratings agencies and public sources, including the Norwegian Sovereign Fund, NZ Super Fund and research organisations.

Note that the fund’s intended exclusions may not be consistent with the analysis of the portfolio because of timing issues or because there are companies of concern in indirect investments by the fund.

Note that many KiwiSaver funds exclude controversial weapons. However, the category of Weapons used in this analysis is broader in scope, covering all munitions, firearms and military weapons

Specific companies invested in:

Fossil Fuel

Exxon Mobil Corp. 0.17%
Chevron Corp. 0.14%
Bp Plc 0.08%
Total Sa 0.08%
Royal Dutch Shell Plc Class A 0.08%
Nextera Energy Inc. 0.28%
Royal Dutch Shell Plc Class B 0.07%
Enbridge Inc. 0.18%
Dominion Energy Inc. 0.16%
Conocophillips 0.04%
Phillips 66 0.03%
Suncor Energy Inc. 0.03%
BHP Group Plc 0.03%
Eni Spa 0.02%
Marathon Petroleum Corp. 0.02%
Kinder Morgan Inc./De 0.10%
Eog Resources Inc. 0.02%
Occidental Petroleum Corp. 0.02%
Glencore Plc 0.02%
Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. 0.02%
Oneok Inc. 0.07%
Anglo American Plc 0.02%
Repsol Sa 0.01%
Pembina Pipeline Corp. 0.04%
Lyondellbasell Industries Nv Class A 0.01%
Engie Sa Common Stock 0.01%
Pioneer Natural Resources Co. 0.01%
Equinor Asa 0.01%
Reliance Industries Ltd 0.07%
Gazprom 0.05%
Cnooc Ltd 0.03%
Petrobras 0.03%
Tatneft 0.02%
China Petroleum and Chemical Corp 0.02%
Sasol Ltd 0.01%
Petrochina Ltd H 0.01%
BHP Group Ltd 0.39%
Woodside Petroleum 0.12%
Apa Group Units 0.05%
Beach Energy Ltd 0.01%
Caltex Australia Ltd 0.03%
Oil Search Ltd 0.04%
Origin Energy Ltd 0.05%
Santos Ltd 0.05%
South32 Ltd 0.05%
Woodside Petroleum Ltd 0.11%
Snam Spa 0.03%
Apa Group 0.02%
Inter Pipeline Ltd. 0.02%
Enagas Sa 0.01%
Black Hills Corp. 0.01%

Weapons

Raytheon Co. 0.03%
Safran Sa 0.03%
Transdigm Group Inc. 0.01%

Gambling

Las Vegas Sands Corp. 0.02%
Sands China Ltd. 0.01%
Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd. 0.01%
Mgm Resorts International 0.01%
Sky City Entertainment Group 0.47%
Aristocrat Leisure Ltd 0.07%
Crown Resorts Ltd 0.02%
Tabcorp Holdings Ltd 0.04%
The Star Entertainment Group Ltd 0.01%

Alcohol

Lvmh Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton Se 0.07%
Diageo Plc 0.06%
Anheuser-Busch Inbev Sa/Nv 0.04%
Pernod Ricard Sa 0.02%
Constellation Brands Inc. Class A 0.02%
Heineken Nv 0.01%
Brown-Forman Corp. Class B 0.01%
Asahi Group Holdings Ltd. 0.01%
Ambev Sa 0.02%
Kweichow Moutai Ltd A 0.01%
China Resources Beer Holdings Ltd 0.01%
Treasury Wine Estates Ltd 0.04%

Palm Oil

Posco 0.02%
Astra International 0.01%

GMOs

Novartis Ag 0.11%
Bayer Ag 0.04%
Basf Se 0.04%
Dupont De Nemours Inc. 0.03%
Nutrien Ltd. 0.02%

Human Rights & Environmental Violations

Johnson & Johnson 0.22%
Nestle Sa 0.20%
Johnson & Johnson 0.22%
Nestle Sa 0.20%
Royal Dutch Shell Plc Class A 0.08%
Royal Dutch Shell Plc Class B 0.07%
Duke Energy Corp. 0.17%
BHP Group Plc 0.03%
Sempra Energy 0.10%
Glencore Plc 0.02%
Barrick Gold Corp. 0.02%
Nutrien Ltd. 0.02%
Archer-Daniels-Midland Co. 0.01%
Petroleo Brasileiro Pref Sa 0.03%
Posco 0.02%
Petrochina Ltd H 0.01%
Grupo Mexico B 0.01%
Astra International 0.01%
BHP Group Ltd 0.39%
Tokyo Electric Power Co. Holdings Inc. 0.02%

Animal Testing

Johnson & Johnson 0.217%
Nestle Sa 0.207%
Procter & Gamble 0.197%
Johnson & Johnson 0.217%
Nestle Sa 0.202%
Procter & Gamble Co. 0.192%
Coca-Cola Co. 0.135%
Pepsico Inc. 0.118%
Royal Dutch Shell Plc Class A 0.076%
Lvmh Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton Se 0.074%
Glaxosmithkline Plc 0.071%
Royal Dutch Shell Plc Class B 0.069%
Unilever Nv 0.054%
Bayer Ag 0.044%
Basf Se 0.042%
Unilever Plc 0.042%
Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc 0.034%
Colgate-Palmolive Co. 0.034%
Danone Sa 0.032%
Ecolab Inc. 0.030%
L'Oreal Sa 0.017%
Kimberly-Clark Corp. 0.030%
Air Products & Chemicals Inc. 0.030%
Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. 0.025%
Air Liquide Sa Common Stock 0.025%
Estee Lauder Cos. Inc. Class A 0.025%
Shiseido Co. Ltd. 0.020%
Tesco Plc 0.017%
General Mills Inc. 0.017%
Ppg Industries Inc. 0.017%
Givaudan Sa 0.017%
Kraft Heinz Co. 0.015%
Archer-Daniels-Midland Co. 0.015%
Koninklijke Dsm Nv 0.012%
Air Liquide Sa 0.012%
Akzo Nobel Nv 0.012%
Clorox Co. 0.012%
Hindustan Unilever Ltd 0.023%

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